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Food Security – Bauchi Cultivates 4,000 Hectares of Rice

By Segun Awofadeji Bauchi — Bauchi State government will support rice farmers in the 20 local government areas of the state to cultivate at least 4,000 hectares of land in this year's dry season. The State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, who disclosed this recently while launching the 2017 Fadama III additional financing for

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Nigeria produced 370,000 metric tonnes of catfish in 2016

Chief Tayo Akingbolagun, the National President, Catfish Association of Nigeria (CAFAN) said Nigeria produced 370,000 metric tonnes of catfish in 2016. Akingbolagun spoke on Tuesday in Benin, during the association’s Annual General Meeting. Akingbolagun put the value of the 370,000 metric tonnes of fish at over N175 billion, adding that fish business

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How We Actualised Kebbi Rice Dream – Governor Bagudu

For the first time, Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, has revealed the strategies adopted by his administration to turn the state into the leading rice-producing centre in Nigeria, giving farmers real value for their labour and investments in the process. Bagudu, who spoke in an exclusive interview with Vanguard, said

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